Mt. Vernon is an alternative school with the capacity to serve ninety 6th through 8th grade mild to moderate at-risk students. Approximately 15 percent of these are identified as special education students receiving additional consultative and resource services.

Our mission is to provide all students an opportunity to succeed in character development and academics while becoming more responsible and productive citizens equipped for future challenges.

There are three programs on the Mt. Vernon campus that are each designed to address a variety of student needs.  The Mt. Vernon Middle School program for at-risk middle school students, the Boosters acceleration program, and the Bridges program for Kindergarten through 5th grade.


7th Grade Goes to Blue Jay Point

7th Grade students enjoyed an overnight field trip to Blue Jay Point County Park. While the main goals of the trip focused on supporting the science curriculum, all academic areas were addresses with a variety of engaging, hands-on activities. Students explored the woods and shoreline with activities that included “Beavers of Blue Jay” and “Keying …

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Project Tomorrow SpeakUp Survey

Mt. Vernon is partnering with Project Tomorrow SpeakUp, an online survey for teachers, parents, students and community supporters to provide input around learning, and specifically the use of technology in our school. We want to hear from you so we can provide our students with the best instruction possible. Please take a few moments to complete …

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Contact Info for Transportation

Parents – If you are having any difficulty with your child’s transportation route to or from school, please contact Lucas Transportation at (919) 790-9388.  This is particularly important if you believe your transportation is late or has not arrived in the AM.

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SAIL Sheets

We would like to remind all parents to please look for and sign your students SAIL sheet each day.  These forms are to be signed and returned to school on the following school day.  Also remember to look for homework assignments, which will be atttached to your child’s SAIL sheet.

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